Get started with Windows apps
Build apps that work on all Windows devices, or enhance your existing apps with new and updated features.
Learn about Windows apps
Windows and the Universal Windows Platform let you build apps that work and look great across all Windows device types, or update existing apps with modern features.
What's a Windows app?
Design and UI
Get set up
Visual Studio Community and the Windows SDK give you everything you need to build great apps – and they're free.
Download the tools and SDK
Whether you're an experienced dev or just building your first app, get hands-on experience with the Windows platform and docs.
Looking for a guided learning experience? These tutorials will help.
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Get firsthand experience with the Windows platform, and see APIs in action.
Using Windows app samples
Customer Orders Database
Quiz Game (Project Rome)
Windows code samples portal
Expand your horizons and explore the latest additions to Windows.
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